CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCT) — Class 3-A No. 2 seed J.H. Rose had a bit of a struggle Monday but prevailed over No. 31 Southern Alamance in the first round of the NC High School Athletic Association state playoffs.
Rose was tied 0-0 at the half against Southern Alamance and eventually won it in overtime. Rose got a 1-0 lead after Sean Smith got a goal from an assist by David Ershadi. Southern Alamance’s William Clark got a got later to knot the game at 1-all.
In overtime, Finn Peters headed a ball into the net for the Rampants, sending the team into the second round of the state playoffs.
Rose hosts No. 18 White Oak, which beat Carrboro, 2-1, on Monday, in Thursday’s second round.
Other first-round winners included Jones Senior and Lejeune (Class 1-A); Washington, Wallace-Rose Hill, North Lenoir and North Pitt (Class 2-A); Swansboro, Croatan and Jacksonville (Class 3-A) and New Bern (Class 4-A).
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- 1st Round Playoffs: October 30
- 2nd Round Playoffs: November 2
- 3rd Round Playoffs: November 6
- 4th Round Playoffs: November 9
- Regionals: November 14
- State Championships – Day 1: November 17
- State Championships – Day 2: November 18